TCAS


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TCAS

abbreviation for
(Aeronautics) traffic collision avoidance system: a safety system in aircraft that is designed to prevent mid-air collisions
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The safety investigation suggested the use of TCAS by both aircraft during the manoeuvres be revisited as the constant alerts generated by the wingman may lead to the crews becoming desensitised to the warnings.
It's used both with traffic systems by mandating TCAS and funding TIS, TIS-B, and ADS-R to reward early adopters.
Gilles Laurent, Executive Vice President, Flight Operations Air France said We are looking forward to have ROPS and APFD TCAS installed on our A320 and A330 fleets.
TCAS had picked up the transponder signal of the approaching airliner at nearly 40nm away and had shown its decreasing altitude and distance the entire way in.
Meanwhile, TCAS II takes the technology to a higher level, analyzing the projected flight path of a threat target and issuing resolution advisories, or RAs.
The system requires a simple software upgrade to airlines' current TCAS systems with no need to replace or overhaul existing equipment.
David Malpass, Accelerate, TCAS delegates and Steve Morris, Morgan Motor Company, enjoy a special visit to one of the world's most revered manufacturers
But the intended victims of Children's Aid, parents of modest means and/or behaviours of which middle-class moralists disapproved, proved able in part to turn the TCAS to their own advantage.
After the accident, the International Civil Aviation Organization made a rule that calls on pilots to give priority to TCAS instructions when they contradict those by air controllers.
User friendly menus provide the operator easy access to perform required tests of Mode A/C/S, DME, TCAS I and II.
We were the only rotary-wing aircraft in the gulf operating with TCAS and it proved to be invaluable in such a high-density operating area.